There are many different theories and approaches to understanding the origins of criminal behaviour. These range from social learning theories to labelling theory and individual differences. It is important to understand different theories in order to nurture a broad understanding of how crime is conceptualised.
Once this is in place you can better understand the thoughts and behaviours of criminals and people who cross the boundary of what is considered acceptable in society.
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The Course Covers the Below Topics:
Introduction to Criminal Psychology
Psychological approaches to understanding crime
Psychology and understanding serious crimes
Mental disorder and crime 1 – Learning disabilities and crime
Mental Disorder and Crime 2 – Psychopathy
Gender and Crime
Youth and Crime
Psychology and the Police
Psychology in the Courtroom
Psychology and Crime Prevention
Define crime and criminal psychology.
Discuss psychological theories and approaches to understanding crime.
Define serious crimes and explain the involvement of psychology.
Discuss the relationship between a person having a learning disability and committing crime.
Define psychopathy and discuss psychological theories relating to psychopathy.
Discuss gender differences associated with crime.
Discuss the psychological theories relating to youth and crime.
Discuss how psychology is used by the police.
Discuss how psychology is used in the court room.
Discuss the use of psychology in crime prevention.
Successful completion of this course will complement the below careers:
- Welfare officer
- Youth worker
- Support worker
- Legal employee
100 hours of Study
Tutor Support and Assessments
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Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
Pathways and Credits:
This course will receive credits towards some of our higher qualifications.
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